Today while walking back to my building from the other side of campus I noticed smoke curling from a nearby bush. I walked over to it to discover that the mulch below it was smoldering and had a 4 to 5 inch section fully burnt away. Not feeling like causing a panic, I calmly approached the nearest secretary and asked her to call and inform someone about the fire at the end of the building. After making the call she suggested if it was small enough that we should fill some buckets and dump on it. So we did. You have got to love the excitement around here.
4 thoughts on “On putting out fires…”
Good catch – one of my friends’ neighbors lost her HOUSE to a mulch fire.
Probably some nimrod tossed a cigarette butt in the mulch.
Aren’t you supposed to take off your shoes when you approach a burning bush?
It’s funny you should mention that David… I thought about walking up to it and saying “Hello?”
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